World War I

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Jeffrey, Thomas E. “‘Commodore’ Edison Joins the Navy: Thomas Alva Edison and the Naval Consulting Board.” Journal of Military History 80 (2016): 411–45.

_____. From Phonographs to U-Boats: Edison and His "Insomnia Squad" in Peace and War, 1911– 1919. Bethesda, Md.: LexisNexis, 2008.

_____. "'When the Cat is Away the Mice Will Work': Thomas Alva Edison and the Insomnia Squad." New Jersey History 125:2 (online 2010): 1–22.

McBride, William M. The "Greatest Patron of Science"?: The Navy-Academia Alliance and U.S. Naval Research, 1896–1923.” Journal of Military History 56 (1992): 7–33.

Scott, Lloyd. N. Naval Consulting Board of the United States. Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1920.

Thelander, Theodore A. “Josephus Daniels and the Publicity Campaign for Naval and Industrial Preparedness Before World War I.” North Carolina Historical Review 43 (1996): 316–32.

Van Keuren, David K. "Advancing Scholarship in Wartime: The World War I Research Experience and Its Impact on American Higher Education, 1900–1925." Ph.D. diss, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997.

_____.  "Science, Progressivism, and Military Preparedness: The Case of the Naval Research Laboratory, 1915–1923." Technology and Culture 33 (1992): 710–36.

Worthington, Daniel E. "Inventive Genius or Scientific Research?" Swords & Plowshares 6 (1991): 11–14.